Thomas Simaku Lectures and Masterclasses in Vienna and Prague
Thomas Simaku visited the University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna where he gave a lecture for the composition class of Professor Michael Jarrell on 25 April 2018. Entitled from ‘1 to 100 (…and a few in between)’, in this lecture Simaku focused on his Soliloquy Cycle – a series of highly virtuosic solo works for various instruments that he has embarked on for a number of years now. He also presented his award-winning work Concerto for Orchestra.
Dr Simaku also gave lectures and masterclasses for composition students of the Music and Arts University of the City of Vienna on 27 and 30 May. On 2nd May Thomas Simaku visited the Academy of Music and Performing Arts in Prague and gave a lecture on his recent works.
Federico Reuben has a new release on cassette tape (and digital) out on Berlin based label tmrw>.
Several media outlets have highlighted the collaboration between the Scottish Chamber Orchestra and Martin Suckling commemorating the Armistice Centenary.
Martin Suckling’s Meditation (after Donne), for chamber orchestra and live electronics receives its premiere performances from the Scottish Chamber Orchestra in St Andrews, Edinburgh and Glasgow on 7, 8, 9 November.
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York composer’s new work receives its world premiere by one of Europe’s finest ensembles of contemporary music
Thomas Simaku’s new work Klang Inventions, written for and dedicated to the musicians of the prestigious ensemble Klangforum of Vienna, received its world premiere at the 10th Pharos Foundation International Festival in Nicosia on 12 October 2018.
Federico Reuben has a new improvisation album out on the squib-box net label with a new trio with Mark Hanslip and Paul Hession.